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Medicare & You

Do you have questions about Medicare? The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County (ADRC) is there to help. The ADRC provides free benefits counseling services for Medicare beneficiaries. Their mission is to help education, advocate, counsel, and empower people to make informed decisions. For more information and/or assistance, you can contact the ADRC of Waukesha County. 514 Riverview Ave. Waukesha, ... Read More »

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Think before you click and share…

How to spot fake news. Before you share that article on Facebook or email it to all your friends, take a moment do a little fact checking. Whenever you come across an article online (or even in print), it’s important to be proactive about identifying if it’s from a reliable source or not. In the information age, it’s very easy for false information to spread quickly thanks to the “like” ... Read More »

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Local Author Fair

This is no joke! Join us on April Fools Day to meet authors from across the state, including ones from your own community. The library will be hosting an array of local authors. You'll have a chance to meet, talk to, and learn more about writers from right here in Wisconsin.  The fair will include a Q&A starting at noon.  For any author interested in participating, please complete a registration ... Read More »

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What’s free, available online, and can help you land your dream job? JobNow!

With unemployment in Wisconsin sitting around 4.2%, 2016 was a hard year for many. For those who aren’t currently employed or those who are searching for a new job, the library is here to help! Free to Waukesha and Jefferson county residents and CAFÉ library card holders, JobNow is an excellent resource to help you get started on your job search. JobNow provides free career preparation assistance to ... Read More »

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Social Isolation in Seniors

For some the winter months are magical. The holidays are an amazing reminder of the joys of family and togetherness, and the new year is full of promises. For others the cold weather is a real concern. It can prevent many from leaving their homes and going about their days as they normally would, and the elderly is the most susceptible to the dangers of harsh winter weather. One such danger is social isolation. Click ... Read More »

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